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What constitutes a safeguarding concern and how to carry out an enquiry

This paper reports on two workshops and conversations aimed at building confidence in defining and working with safeguarding concerns and enquiries as well as improving understanding and building confidence more broadly. 

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Get in on the Act: Mental Health Act 2022

Information for councils to get ready for the Mental Health Act 2022.

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Breaking point: Securing the future of sexual health services

This report comes at a time when commissioners and providers of sexual health services have been making repeated calls to the government to address the long-term funding and capacity challenges across local authority commissioned sexual health services.

Integrated workforce thinking guide: Practical solutions to support integrated care systems

This guide has been written to support employers in integrated workforce thinking, in line with delivering the ICS strategy.

Responding to fuel supply disruption

Responding to fuel supply disruption: supporting the social care sector

Lack of access to fuel has serious consequences for the social care sector. This publication has been developed with the Care Provider Alliance to support councils, local resilience forums and care providers in responding to future challenges around fuel supply.

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Improving health and wellbeing through housing: A High Impact Change Model

The model encourages local partners to integrate housing delivery with local health and care commissioning and service provision.

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Strategic collaborative planning and commissioning – a guide

This guide aims to provide an overview of four key enablers that support health and social care systems to collaboratively plan and commission effective support, at a strategic level.

Women's health: how councils are making a difference

Women’s Health: How councils are making a difference

Local government is working to ensure women’s health is a priority in all they do. The case studies show the breadth of the work going on, from creating menopause-friendly environments to improving access to reproductive and sexual health services.

Survey of confidence in adult social care reform

The results of the LGA's survey with council lead members for adult social care, assessing their levels of confidence in the upcoming adult social care reforms.

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Care and support and homelessness: Top tips on the role of adult social care

These top tips, developed as part of the LGA and ADASS’s work with the Shared Outcomes Fund, seeks to support directors of adult social services and their teams, focusing on the role of social care in supporting people experiencing and recovering from homelessness.

Build back local

To build back better, we must build back local.

Build back local: Building back better

Read the full 2021 LGA Annual Conference paper.


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